fracture

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Related to Boxer's fracture: mallet finger, Colles fracture
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These fractures are more common in young active men, especially in the dominant hand and are aggression fractures (boxer's fractures).
I began to notice distinct relationships between physical and mental/behavioral issues: girls who had been abused more often complained of abdominal pain; a 14 year old boy with anger issues had the sexual development of a 10-year old; a 15-yr old boy who had endured extreme physical abuse when he had misbehaved as a child would punch holes in walls (sustaining a boxer's fracture) and bang his head against the floor when he felt he had done something wrong.
That time, he had a "Boxer's fracture" to the fifth metacarpal of the hand, adjacent to the little finger.